Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai, facing national security law charges, was granted bail in December after 20 days in custody. Photo: Winson Wong Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai, facing national security law charges, was granted bail in December after 20 days in custody. Photo: Winson Wong
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai, facing national security law charges, was granted bail in December after 20 days in custody. Photo: Winson Wong

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Hong Kong’s national security law six months on: from Jimmy Lai under fire to fleeing protesters and civil servant oaths

  • December saw not only the arrest – and subsequent bail – of 73-year-old media tycoon Jimmy Lai, but an expansion of the police force’s overseas wanted list
  • The group behind the annual candlelight vigil marking the Tiananmen Square crackdown, meanwhile, points to law in reducing core leadership

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai, facing national security law charges, was granted bail in December after 20 days in custody. Photo: Winson Wong Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai, facing national security law charges, was granted bail in December after 20 days in custody. Photo: Winson Wong
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai, facing national security law charges, was granted bail in December after 20 days in custody. Photo: Winson Wong
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